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Food Spoilage and Genomics

The Illumina Genomics Podcast

Food Spoilage and Genomics

Aug 10, 2017 | Episode 5 | 14 mins

Food spoilage in global supply chains costs over 35 billion US dollars annually. Despite these costs, we still don't exactly know what makes food spoil. Dr. Johanna Bjorkroth is Professor of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health at the University of Helsinki. She discusses her use of genomics to identify the microbial causes of food spoilage.

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